BUHARI’S DECISION ON 2019 GIVES NIGERIANS HOPE, SAYS BELLO

Niger state governor, Abubakar Bello on Monday said the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019 has rekindled the hope of Nigerians. A statement by Mr Jide Orintunsin, Coordinator, Media and Publicity to the governor in Minna, said that the decision of the President has reassured Nigerians that the restoration agenda, the More...

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By editor On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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INVESTIGATION: HOW LAGOS GOVT SIDELINED LOCAL OPERATORS FOR FOREIGN COMPANY WITH NO EXPERIENCE IN WASTE COLLECTION

Brimming with confidence like the salesman of an elixir that promises to finally cure an intractable disease, the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, told participants at an environmental conference last More...

By editor On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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BUHARI OPPOSES TENURE EXTENSION FOR APC CHIEFS

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said the proposed tenure extension for the current members of the All Progressives Congress’ national executive committee contravenes the party’s constitution. The extension More...

By editor On Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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HOW OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT ILLEGALLY ARRESTS AND IMPRISON UNION LEADERS

About eight members of the students’ union of Obafemi Awolowo University are currently being held in Ilesa, Osun state maximum prison for staying back in the hostel while the institution is on break. SaharaReporters More...

By editor On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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NIGERIA RANKS WORST IN WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS IN AFRICA

Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, has recorded the worst performance in terms of women participation in politics and electoral processes. According to the Global Gender Gap index data of the World Economic Forum More...

By editor On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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LANGUAGE IN THE TIME OF POLITICS

THEY are not new, but by virtue of the uses (and abuses) to which they are being deployed, they deserve more than a cursory glance. They define the thoughts, actions and inaction of some of the leading actors on More...

By editor On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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NIGERIAN SENATOR ‘BUSTS OPEN’ $37,500 EXPENSES PAYMENTS

A Nigerian politician has revealed that senators receive 13.5m naira [£27,000, $37,500] every month to use on expenses of their own choice. Shehu Sani, a senator for the governing All Progressives Congress [APC] More...

By editor On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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ITALY’S FIRST BLACK SENATOR IS NIGERIAN AND BALOTELLI DOESN’T LIKE HIM

Mario Balotelli, Italy’s most famous black footballer, said on Wednesday a politician who has become the first black person elected to the Senate should be ashamed of himself for representing a fiercely Nigerian-born More...

By editor On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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ADAMAWA APC PICKS FEMALE SENATORIAL CANDIDATE

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has awarded Hajiya Aisha Dahiru Ahmed automatic ticket for the 2019 general elections.At her formal declaration to contest for the senate in 2019, the chief of More...

By editor On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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‘I WILL RESTRUCTURE NIGERIA IF ELECTED’

APC’s NEC outcome affirms party’s collapse, says PDP 11 hours ago With NWC tenure extension, more headaches for APC 11 hours ago Kingsley Moghalu Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank More...